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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am John Jenkins: Fantasia Suite No. 8
Channel Classics 17698 Buy now
12:06 am Arthur Bliss: Pastoral
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 1001 Buy now
12:13 am Franz Liszt: Dance of the Gnomes
William Wolfram, piano
Naxos 557014 Buy now
12:17 am Ottorino Respighi: La Boutique fantasque (Fantastic Toy Shop)
Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80396 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am John Dowland: A Dream
Jakob Lindberg, orpharion
Bis 824 Buy now
1:07 am Albert Roussel: Evocations: The Gods in the gloom of the caves
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 10957 Buy now
1:21 am Jennifer Higdon: Soliloquy
Susan Glaser, flute
Koch 7738 Buy now
1:29 am Igor Stravinsky: Apollo Ballet
Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 458142 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Ludovico Einaudi: Night
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8748 Buy now
2:06 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3
Pamela Frank, violin
London/Decca 455643 Buy now
2:29 am Giuseppe Tartini: Trio Sonata
Enrico Casazza, violin
Brilliant 93366 Buy now
2:39 am Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Symphony No. 1 "Night in the Tropics"
Maurice Abravanel
Vanguard 4051 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Jan Dussek: Duettino
Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp
Lavender Harp 200 Buy now
3:06 am Cesar Franck: Prelude, Fugue, and Variation
Paul Crossley, piano
Sony 58914 Buy now
3:20 am Johann Christian Bach: Oboe Concerto
Jaap ter Linden
Pauline Oostenrijk, oboe
Challenge 72506 Buy now
3:39 am Carlos Salzedo: Bolero
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273 Buy now
3:42 am Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2 "Mysterious Mountain"
Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80462 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Traditional: Waltz after Lasse in Lyby
Dacapo 226081 Buy now
4:06 am Zara Levina: Hebrew Rhapsody
Maria Lettberg, piano
Capriccio 5356 Buy now
4:19 am Robert Fuchs: Serenade No. 4
Christian Ludwig
Naxos 572607 Buy now
4:45 am Sandor Veress: Transylvanian Dances
Thomas Zehetmair
ECM 1714 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Moritz Moszkowski: 3 Etudes
Esther Budiardjo, piano
ProPiano 224536 Buy now
5:06 am Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture
JoAnn Falletta
Koch 7169 Buy now
5:18 am Jeff Scott: Startin' Sumthin'
Koch 7796 Buy now
5:24 am Johann Rosenmuller: Suite No. 1
Jordi Savall
Astree 8709 Buy now
5:39 am Franz Schubert: Fantasie for Piano Four-Hands
Leon Fleisher, piano
Sony 64162 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
The Cornetto - French polymath Marin Mersenne wrote that the cornetto was “like a ray of sunshine piercing the shadows, when heard with the choir voices in the cathedrals or chapels.” This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore the magical sound of the cornetto. Plus, our featured release is A Delicate Fire: Music of Barbara Strozzi.
 7 AM - 11 AM
Sunday Baroque
Battaglia is the Italian word for battle, and battaglia was a form of music that imitated battle sounds. Sunday Baroque will feature the BATTAGLIA Sonata by 17th century German organist and singer Johann Valentin Meder, and a BATTLE AIR by the great 16th century Venetian musician Andrea Gabrieli.
 11 AM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
11:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Vespers: Laudate Dominum
Michael Stern
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 97779 Buy now
11:06 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Richard Hickox
Chandos 9593 Buy now
11:18 am Valerie Coleman: Umoja (Unity)
Koch 7661 Buy now
11:21 am Traditional: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord
David Morrow
Albany 1798 Buy now
11:25 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on Mozart's "Bei Mannern"
Guy Johnston, cello
Orchid 100095 Buy now
11:36 am Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Suite Concertino
Gianandrea Noseda
Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
Chandos 10511 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Franz Schmidt: Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Lawrence Foster
Erato 88103 Buy now
12:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Oboes
Jeanne Lamon
Analekta 9815 Buy now
12:13 pm Hazel Scott: Peace of Mind
Lara Downes, piano
Rising Sun 3 Buy now
12:18 pm Florence Price: The Oak
Apo Hsu
Koch 7518 Buy now
12:32 pm Alessandro Marcello: Concerto
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet
Summit 743 Buy now
12:44 pm Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
John Wilson
Chandos 5252 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 50: Minuet
Dabringhaus 3071723 Buy now
1:06 pm Paul Mealor: Ubi Caritas
London/Decca 22601 Buy now
1:11 pm Charles Stanford: Ballabile
Andrew Manze
Gemma Rosefield, cello
Hyperion 67859 Buy now
1:20 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 1
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451 Buy now
1:50 pm Doreen Carwithen: ODTAA (One Damned Thing After Another)
Richard Hickox
Chandos 10365 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Andre Gretry: Minuet
Stefan Sanderling
ASV 1095 Buy now
2:06 pm Claude Debussy: Nocturnes: Nuages (Clouds)
Daniel Barenboim
DG 437934 Buy now
2:16 pm Leslie Adams: Amazing Grace
Will Liverman, baritone
Cedille 200 Buy now
2:20 pm Joseph White: Violin Concerto
Daniel Hege
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 35 Buy now
2:43 pm Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Warner 17098 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Niccolo Paganini: Caprice No. 24
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839 Buy now
3:06 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Castor and Pollux: Overture
Frans Bruggen
Philips 426714 Buy now
3:13 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 10
Neville Marriner
Guher & Suher Pekinel, piano
Chandos 9711 Buy now
3:40 pm Georges Hue: Fantaisie
Sonora Slocum, flute
Affetto 1903 Buy now
3:48 pm Johan Halvorsen: Bergensiana: Rococo Variations on an old Melody from Bergen
Karsten Andersen
NKF 50013 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 1: 2nd movement
Thierry Fischer
Hyperion 68223 Buy now
4:07 pm Giacomo Puccini: Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums)
DG 471567 Buy now
4:13 pm William Grant Still: Pastorela
Alexa Still, flute
Koch 7192 Buy now
4:25 pm James Horner: Iris: Part 5
James Horner
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89806 Buy now
4:37 pm William Dawson: Ezekiel Saw de Wheel
Anton Armstrong
Saint Olaf 2159 Buy now
4:40 pm Traditional: Glory in the Meeting House
Jeannette Sorrell
Avie 2205 Buy now
4:45 pm Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Four Characteristic Waltzes
Adrian Leaper
Marco Polo 223516 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
The Silesian Quartet and pianist Aleksandra Swigut play Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44. Plus, the Quartet plays the first 4 String Quartets by Penderecki. Recorded April 1, 2021.
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts the Bach Chaconne and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8. Augustin Hadelich plays the Brahms Violin Concerto.
 9 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
9:01 pm Santiago de Murcia: Canarios
Paul O'Dette, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907212 Buy now
9:07 pm Michael Gandolfi: Imaginary Numbers: Hymn of the Five Suns
Robert Spano
Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe
ASO Media 1012 Buy now
9:15 pm Albert Roussel: Le Festin de l'araignee (The Spider's Feast)
Christoph Eschenbach
Ondine 1107 Buy now
9:48 pm Abbie Betinis: a noiseless, patient spider
Christopher Bell
Cedille 131 Buy now
9:52 pm Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus
Ofra Harnoy, cello
Analekta 4890728 Buy now
 10 PM
WQED Organ Series
In this recital from July 23, 2017 at St. Paul Cathedral, organist Gail Henry performs music of Bach. Plus, she is joined by trumpeter Rick Murrell in two works by Krebs.
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
11:01 pm Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (Moonlight)
Simon Trpceski, piano
EMI 272 Buy now
11:06 pm Eric Ewazen: Trio for Trumpet, Violin, and Piano
Philip Smith, trumpet
Cala 516 Buy now
11:28 pm Anonymous: A Worcester Ladymass: Salve rosa florum
ECM 2166 Buy now
11:31 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 2
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447894 Buy now
11:48 pm Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Twelfth Night Overture
Andrew Penny
Naxos 572500 Buy now